Tooling & Engineering

Forte helps customers with custom molding and tooling needs on a daily basis. From working directly with high-end injection tool shops to constructing fiberglass vacuum forming production molds in-house, Forte’s on-site machine shop makes tool repairs and maintenance easy and fast, keeping customers’ equipment in excellent condition, thus helping prolong the life of their tools. Our custom molding and tooling services are available for any of your plastic molding needs.

Part Design & Engineering Services

Our in-house engineering team will oversee your project from inception to production. Our goals are to develop a long-term partnership with all of our customers, add value to their current business, and to ensure that new projects are launched as seamlessly as possible. Whether it is a concept, 3D model, or an idea, we are here to support your efforts to ensure that your project is a success.
Engineering Supported File Formats:
○ .sldprt (Solidworks part file)
○ .iges or .igs (Initial Graphic Exchange Specification)
○ .step or .stp (Standardized Graphic Exchange Format)
○ .x_t (Parasolid)

If your design files are in a format not listed here, please contact us to discuss 

 

Complementary Operations

Custom molding offers designers and manufacturing engineers the opportunity the produce a wide array of imaginative composite assemblies. Forte offers the market a variety of services and operations to turn an idea into a finished product with supplementary operations that will add value, cost savings and expedited process.
Project Development: Idea -> Specifications -> Design -> Part Rendering - > Manufactured part
Adding fasteners, graphics, and foam capabilities
Plastic or metal molded-in, threaded inserts
Complete in-house mold maintenance
3D printing prototyping capabilities

Assembly

The rising cost of raw materials, labor, and overall business, forces companies to look into outsourcing assembly work. Forte offers its customers assembly services on site to facilitate and expedite the process and get products to the market faster. We offer many other benefits that include purchasing and manufacturing components, implementing assembly, performing final quality inspection and validation, and shipping finished product from one of our three facilities directly to warehouses or drop shipping for our customers.

Fulfillment

Forte offers complete turn-key fulfillment services to minimize the hassle of owning your own facility and the overhead that goes with it. Forte can receive your customer molding orders, plan/schedule, manufacture, assemble, pick and pack, warehouse, distribute, and direct ship your products on time as required, whether in the US or overseas.

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